The Application of Supercapacitors in NEV (Neighborhood Electrical Vehicles) and Smart Grid (Supercapacitors USA 2012)

Dr K. T. Huang, CTO
United States
Nov 07, 2012.


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Presentation Summary

  • The smart house of the future and EV-based smart community
  • Neighborhood Electrical Vehicles (NEVs)
  • Projections and case studies
  • Supercapacitor advantage and design examples

Speaker Biography (Kuan-Tsae Huang)

Dr. Huang is the Chairman/CEO of AzTrong, a provider of graphene-based nano-composite products and solutions and an expert in Graphene and graphene commercialization in thermal management, Li-Ion battery & supercapacitor, graphene composites and other commercial / industrial applications. He began his career at IBM Watson Research, had 20+ years working at IBM, was a Vice President and played a key role to help IBM successfully transform into a global service company. While at IBM, he was in charge of e-commerce implementation, intellectual capital and asset Management, solution offerings, etc. He is an experienced business transformation and innovation advisor / entrepreneur.
He is also the Chairman of an IoT application solution company focusing on energy, fintech and healthcare industries and senior advisor to Ditthavong & Steiner, P.C., a leading US patent law firm. He is also an experienced entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Singapore and Taiwan as well as a VC investor. Dr. Huang has won several awards including: IBM Corporate Excellence Award, Gold Medal of Giga Information Award, NASA LAUNCH Award - 2011 which awarded to Top 10 Energy Innovators by US Department of State, NASA, USAID and NIKE. He received BS from National Taiwan Normal University, MS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Ph.D. in EECS from MIT.

Company Profile (Taskco)

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Taskco has been focused on developing solutions for the Smart Community by taking advantage on solar or wind power with hybrid energy storage system since Japan's Tsunami disaster. Energy independence has taken on new significance and urgency. The home can maintain stable in-house power supply that is not affected by weather, and can rely on solar power and power stored in an EV's batteries if power is cut off during a disaster. Through the Neighborhood Electrical Vehicles (NEVs) to Home charging system, the car acts as a battery backup for smart home even on a rainy day. The Smart Battery Management System (BMS) based on creative applications of supercapacitor technologies and supercapacitor-battery hybrids is the core of this solution design.
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